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Hamartoma of lung

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Hamartoma of Lung; hamartoma of lung; Hamartoma of the Lung; hamartoma of the lung; Lung Chondroid Hamartoma; lung chondroid hamartoma; Lung Hamartoma; lung hamartoma; lung hamartoma (disease); Pulmonary Hamartoma; Pulmonary hamartoma; pulmonary hamartoma
SNOMED CT: Pulmonary hamartoma (788739007); Hamartoma of lung (254644003)
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0021540


A benign neoplasm that arises from the lung. It is characterized by the presence of mesenchymal tissues admixed with entrapped respiratory epithelium. The majority of cases are peripheral and asymptomatic. A minority of cases arise endobronchially and present with signs and symptoms of bronchial obstruction. Wedge resection or bronchoplastic resection is usually curative. Recurrence is very rare. [from NCI]

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  • CROGVHamartoma of lung

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Farges D, Sigg N, Ville D, Martin L
Arch Pediatr 2022 Dec;29(5S):5S20-5S24. doi: 10.1016/S0929-693X(22)00286-X. PMID: 36585067
Harari S, Spagnolo P, Cocconcelli E, Luisi F, Cottin V
Curr Opin Pulm Med 2018 Sep;24(5):469-476. doi: 10.1097/MCP.0000000000000502. PMID: 29927757
Portocarrero LKL, Quental KN, Samorano LP, Oliveira ZNP, Rivitti-Machado MCDM
An Bras Dermatol 2018 Jun;93(3):323-331. doi: 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20186972. PMID: 29924239Free PMC Article

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Jin MS, Ha HJ, Baek HJ, Lee JC, Koh JS
Acta Cytol 2008 May-Jun;52(3):357-60. doi: 10.1159/000325523. PMID: 18540306
Madani MA, Dafoe CS, Ross CA
Can J Surg 1970 Apr;13(2):109-15. PMID: 5441806

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